Occasional anxiety is a vital part of life, but persistent anxiety causes real emotional distress. At worst, it can lead to developing anxiety disorders that need treatment. In this section, you’ll find information about anxiety symptoms, types of anxiety disorders, treatment options, and self-help tips.

Things People with Anxiety Do That Come Off as “Rude Anxiety

6 Things People with Anxiety Do That Come Off as “Rude”

Reading Time: 6 minutes Whether you’ve known someone for years or are meeting them for the first time, you’ll be aware of their behavior. If they appear distracted, insensitive, or overly direct, you may conclude that they are rude. However, these could all be signs of anxiety. Coping mechanisms for anxiety can come across as “rude” behavior. In this article, we will look at how anxiety can affect social…

June 20, 2022

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How to Use Positive Affirmations to Relieve Anxiety

Reading Time: 6 minutes There are many ways to manage and relieve anxiety, one of which is by using positive affirmations. However, as with other forms of anxiety relief, affirmations do not work for everyone, and some people may benefit more than others. Nonetheless, if you have trouble managing anxiety, it’s worth giving positive affirmations a try, as they’re safe, accessible, and easy to use. You may even find…

June 5, 2022

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High-functioning Anxiety: What Is It, and How to Cope?

Reading Time: 7 minutes People with high-functioning anxiety are usually successful in different aspects of their lives. They may have great careers and can balance competing work, family, and social responsibilities. High-achieving and perfectionistic, they appear calm, confident, outgoing and organized and go about their usual lives as if nothing is wrong. But they suffer in secret, struggling with anxious thoughts and feelings. Does it sound like you or…

June 1, 2022

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Beyond a childhood disorder: Separation anxiety in adults

Reading Time: 7 minutes Nearly everyone gets a taste of separation anxiety during their life. As an infant or toddler, it’s a healthy part of our development to feel upset and concerned when we’re separated from our parents or primary caregivers. Most children start to outgrow this separation anxiety around the age of three. Though for some, it grows in intensity or shows up later in life and can…

May 5, 2022

Signs of Overthinking Anxiety

Signs of Overthinking and How to Deal with It

Reading Time: 6 minutes Do you feel like you’d be happier if you could turn off your mind sometimes? Do you waste a lot of time dealing with negative thoughts that impact your mental health? If you tend to overanalyze everything, you aren’t alone. Studies show that 73% of young adults and 52% of middle-aged people are overthinkers. In this article, you’ll find out what overthinking means, see if…

March 8, 2022

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Social Anxiety: How to Recognize if You Have it

Reading Time: 5 minutes Social Anxiety Disorder is a common condition, but it is often poorly understood. In this article we will look at what the condition is, how to recognize if you have it, and how to overcome social anxiety. Social Anxiety Disorder Social Anxiety Disorder was once known as social phobia. It is characterized by an overwhelming fear of social situations. What are the Symptoms of Social…

January 16, 2022

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Holiday Anxiety: Why Am I Nervous When Everyone’s So Happy?

Reading Time: 5 minutes The holiday season is one that’s touted as being filled with joy and celebration, where you can gather with friends and family for ‘the most wonderful time of the year’. But it can also be a time of year when those struggling with depression and anxiety can really feel the stress and sadness that this season can cause.  So, what is it about the holidays…

December 20, 2021

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Is Covid Anxiety a Thing: How to Fight Anxiety During the Pandemic

Reading Time: 5 minutes Winter is coming. The days are getting shorter and colder, the holiday season is nearing, and coronavirus variants are continuing to spread. Deep into the second year of the global pandemic, it’s a strange and sometimes frightening new world. With many places continuing to remain shut down or partially reopened, waning cases in some areas and surges in others, a lot of us are continuing…

November 2, 2021

At the Mercy of Likes Anxiety

At the Mercy of Likes: How Social Media Fuels Social Anxiety

Reading Time: 10 minutes Over 3.7 billion people now use social media. Instagram, YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, TikTok, and WhatsApp are present in almost all facets of our lives. On these platforms, we get in touch with our old friends and forge new connections, run businesses, self-educate, buy birthday presents for moms, job hunt, meet the loves of our lives, collect precious moments, become influencers, and self-express. One thing is…

October 22, 2021

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Can Anxiety Kill You? Myths and Facts about Anxiety

Reading Time: 5 minutes Anxiety is a common mental health condition, but it can cause considerable distress and concern to those who experience it. In fact, the physical symptoms can be so intense and severe that some people feel that they are dying when an episode of intense anxiety occurs. Let’s look at the biological and psychological basis of anxiety, its common symptoms, and answer the question can anxiety…

October 5, 2021